Contests as a Tool for Development: Evidence from Peru.

Davis, Mikal.
2017-04-24T15:09:38.138Z

Abstract: To investigate the effectiveness of contests in a development setting, I use a case study from Peru where contests are implemented by giving households numeric scores based on how well they have adopted improved agricultural, sanitation and agribusiness technologies. This paper analyzes the incentive effects of these contests by testing three hypotheses generated by theory: (1) Increasin... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Economics.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/012151
ID: tufts:21889
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